USDA Rural Development Cooperative Resource Links
USDA Rural Development Magazine is published bimonthly. Links to the current and past issues can be found here.
USDA Rural Development Program information can be found here.
USDA Rural Development provides many publications, reports and educational materials. These are primarily authored by USDA staff, but include publications by University partners and other cooperative specialists. These publications can be found here.
Cooperative Development Centers Serving Rural Areas
As of November 8, 2016
The following centers focus on providing technical assistance to groups that wish to organize cooperatives as well as existing cooperative businesses.
Retail Food Co-op Stores
Food Co-op Initiative
Home Care Worker Cooperatives and Long Term Care Issues
Cooperative Development Foundation